Thank you for registering your interest in becoming a School Chaplain. We will be in contact with you when new positions become available.
The myChaplain Team
We are looking for qualified individuals, across NSW or in metropolitan and regional centres across NSW, who are seeking to have an impact in the lives of young people helping them to thrive. The role of a Chaplain is to support young people and help strengthen school communities as a complementary worker within the school.
School Chaplains are tasked with caring for the social, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of the students, teachers and wider school community through a variety of support programs.
School Chaplains run specific programs tailored to the needs of the school such as grief and loss, resilience building and anti-bullying. Chaplains also provide one-on-one care, mentoring and support for students, parents and staff. Chaplains network with the local community to provide a broad range of support services to the school.
All Chaplains must be qualified.
School Chaplains are required to have as a minimum a Certificate IV in Youth Work or Pastoral Care (or designated equivalent). Generate has an additional requirement of completion, or working towards, a theological or ministry qualification.
Degree or diploma-qualified candidates in education, social work, psychology, welfare, youth work or ministry will be highly regarded.
Generate Chaplains are also required to have undertaken church based Child Protection training. The following may assist you as you seek to undertake this training:
- The National Council of Churches in Australia website lists when different churches are running the training in NSW.
- The Anglican Youthworks website also lists dates of Child Protection Training
- Contact the churches in your area;most churches run Child Protection Training courses for their Sunday School teachers/Youthgroup leaders.
All Generate Chaplains, as part of their ongoing employment, are also required to be a participating member of a local church. A reference from your pastor is required in the application process.
Please be aware that all positions are part-time.
Please complete the below form to be sent through details of upcoming school chaplaincy positions.